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Indian authorities must investigate online video of Kashmir detainee abuse

Indian authorities must investigate online video of Kashmir detainee abuse Several people have been killed during recent protests in Kashmir©…

March 27, 2011

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India: Maoists Armed Group Must Release Hostages

The Communist Party of India (Maoist), an armed opposition group, must immediately release a civilian and five officers of...

March 27, 2011

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India: Investigate police crackdown on workers at Vedanta?s refinery site

AI Index: ASA 20/024/2010 3 September 2010 India: Investigate police crackdown on workers at Vedanta’s refinery site Indian authorities should…

March 27, 2011

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India: Amnesty International welcomes commutation of death sentence of a child

AI Index: ASA 20/033/2010Date: 25 November 2010 India: Amnesty International welcomes commutation of death sentence of a child Amnesty International…

March 27, 2011

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India: Authorities in Tamil Nadu must release five activists campaigning against torture and drop false charges against them

AI Index: ASA 20/023/2010 18 August 2010 India: Authorities in Tamil Nadu must release five activists campaigning against torture and…

March 27, 2011

Press Release

Amnesty International Urges India to End Routine Torture by Police and Prison Authorities

Amnesty International Press ReleaseFor Immediate ReleaseThursday, October 14, 2010Amnesty International Urges India to End Routine Torture by Police and Prison…

March 27, 2011

Sheet of paper Report

India: Don’t mine us out of existence: Bauxite mine and refinery devastate lives in India

Plans to mine bauxite and expand a refinery in Orissa, eastern India, have thrown the lives of local communities into...

March 26, 2011

Sheet of paper Report

Annual Report: India 2010

Head of state Pratibha Patil Head of government Manmohan Singh Death penalty retentionist Population 1,198 million Life expectancy 63.4 years…

March 19, 2011

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Annual Report: India 2005

Head of state: A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Head of government: Manmohan Singh (replaced Atal Bihari Vajpayee in May) Death penalty: retentionist…

March 19, 2011

Sheet of paper Report

Jammu and Kashmir: Hundreds held each year without charge or trial

Hundreds of people are locked up on spurious grounds under the Public Safety Act in Jammu and Kashmir every year.…

March 18, 2011